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World Sepsis Day 2020: BATCH, PRONTO And Antimicrobial Resistance

Posted on 11 September 2020 by Kerry Hood

Sepsis and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)? Today on World Sepsis Day (13th September 2020), as both members of the public and health professionals alike, we can all learn more about how to spot signs of sepsis.  Whilst there are many conditions where a watchful waiting approach to management can be taken, with sepsis speed really is
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week: Our Research

Posted on 3 September 2020 by Timothy Pickles

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week takes place on 7-11 September 2020 and is organised by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS). The Centre for Trials Research is active in a number of studies to help inform evidence base in this important area. There is a focus on wellbeing and there are multiple
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Spotlight on: The PATHOS Study

Posted on 5 August 2020 by Richard Haggerty

PATHOS is a Phase III trial of risk-stratified, reduced intensity adjuvant treatment in patients undergoing transoral surgery for human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer. The aim of the study is to tailor treatment for participants with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer to reduce side-effects, particularly swallowing problems, which have a major impact on quality of life. We are
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Visual Timeline Interviews Over The Telephone: Findings From The STAR Family Study

Posted on 8 July 2020 by Bethan Pell

Background My passion and enthusiasm lies in relevant and impactful public health and qualitative research. Leaving university with a degree in Psychology, I worked closely with vulnerable groups in various mental health settings before training as an independent domestic violence advocate with Women’s Aid. These experiences, although fulfilling and rewarding, highlighted the importance and impact
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